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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] faster autogen.sh
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-27 10:22:40


Done -- thanks!

On May 27, 2009, at 12:11 AM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> As part of a shameless advertising move I suggest this patch.
> While it won't make autogen.sh exactly fast, for me it shaves
> half a minute off its runtime.
>
> Cheers,
> Ralf
>
> HACKING: recommend parallel automake 1.11 execution.
>
> Index: HACKING
> ===================================================================
> --- HACKING (revision 21262)
> +++ HACKING (working copy)
> @@ -197,7 +197,15 @@
>
> Running autogen.sh may take several minutes. It's not very
> exciting to watch. :-)
> + If you have an SMP system, say with 4 processors, be sure to use
> + Automake 1.11 or newer and enable threaded execution before
> running
> + autogen.sh (you can again put this in your shell startup files):
>
> + # For bash/sh:
> + export AUTOMAKE_JOBS=4
> + # For csh/tcsh:
> + set AUTOMAKE_JOBS 4
> +
> 5a. You generally need to run autogen.sh whenever the top-level
> file "configure.ac" changes, or any files in the config/
> directory change (the config/ directory is where a lot of
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-- 
Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems